Mark 2:7
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New Living Translation
"What is he saying? This is blasphemy! Only God can forgive sins!"

King James Bible
Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?

Darby Bible Translation
Why does this man thus speak? he blasphemes. Who is able to forgive sins except God alone?

World English Bible
"Why does this man speak blasphemies like that? Who can forgive sins but God alone?"

Young's Literal Translation
'Why doth this one thus speak evil words? who is able to forgive sins except one -- God?'

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The Friend of Sinners
(Preached in London.) MARK ii. 15, 16. And it came to pass, that, as Jesus sat at meat in his house, many publicans and sinners sat also together with Jesus and his disciples: for there were many, and they followed him. And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eat with publicans and sinners they said onto his disciples, How is it that he eateth and drinketh with publicans and sinners? We cannot wonder at the scribes and Pharisees asking this question. I think that we should most of us ask the
Charles Kingsley—The Good News of God

Levi-Matthew
Of the Roman officials in Palestine, none were more hated than the publicans. The fact that the taxes were imposed by a foreign power was a continual irritation to the Jews, being a reminder that their independence had departed. And the taxgatherers were not merely the instruments of Roman oppression; they were extortioners on their own account, enriching themselves at the expense of the people. A Jew who accepted this office at the hands of the Romans was looked upon as betraying the honor of his
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

The Sick of the Palsy
"And when He entered again into Capernaum after some days, it was noised that He was in the house." MARK 2:1 (R.V.) [And when He had come back to Capernaum several day s afterward, it was heard that He was at home. And many were gathered together, so that there was no longer room, even near the door; and He was speaking the word to them. And they came, bringing to Him a paralytic, carried by four men. And being unable to get to Him on account of the crowd, they removed the roof above Him; and when
G. A. Chadwick—The Gospel of St. Mark

The Son of Man
"The Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins." MARK 2:10 (R.V.) WHEN asserting His power to forgive sins, Jesus, for the first time in our Gospel, called Himself the Son of man. It is a remarkable phrase. The profound reverence which He from the first inspired, restrained all other lips from using it, save only when the first martyr felt such a rush of sympathy from above poured into his soul, that the thought of Christ's humanity was more moving than that of His deity. So too it is then alone
G. A. Chadwick—The Gospel of St. Mark

Cross References
Isaiah 43:25
"I--yes, I alone--will blot out your sins for my own sake and will never think of them again.

Matthew 9:3
But some of the teachers of religious law said to themselves, "That's blasphemy! Does he think he's God?"

Mark 2:6
But some of the teachers of religious law who were sitting there thought to themselves,

Mark 2:8
Jesus knew immediately what they were thinking, so he asked them, "Why do you question this in your hearts?

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